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Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm EST
inside the obama administration and in a place that values loyalty like a lot of white houses, and the question becomes does he have other critical qualifications that say wall street or the international banking and financial system would require, with the big question being, you know, if we were at a place where there was another financial crisis, how well would jack lew, as did robert ruben, hank paulsen and tim geithner do to instill confidence? >> steve, you were right on the money with the jack lew prediction. you and i had this conversation, but i just wonder, you know, there's this antagonistic relationship between the white house and business. >> right. >> there were a handful of business guys in the mix that wanted the job. larry fink. would it be sort of better as a perception from the market or perception of business to put a business guy in there to help the relationship, help the togetherness of business in washington so we actually get some job creation going? what's your take on this choice? >> i don't disagree with the signal that could have been sent had somebody else
CNBC
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm EST
. these things aren't that hard. i can't for the life of me understand why the obama administration doesn't embrace the ideas and move forward. >> has this impacted the business climate, tom? what are you hearing from ceos and managers of businesses you're talking to. >> do you think we're done with the uncertainty? >> no. i think we still see -- well, when you hear people like speaker pelosi talking about increasing taxes even further, when we already raised taxes by i think a little over a trillion dollars, the notion of more tax increases scares people. by the way, when we talk about those we're forgetting about the medicare tax that came from obama care. we forget about the investment tax of 3.8% if you're in the real estate business. or the investment business. we forget about the fact we've taken now the fica reductions down. you can't suck that much out of the economy and expect the economy to thrive. >> well, that sort of rebounds back on miss tyson's point. let me play a sound bite from yesterday on the abc program this week from senator mcconnell. >> why aren't we trying to settle
CNBC
Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
push them through. the administrative waste reduction is included in the obama care, but it's -- the implementation is extended, and it's not getting the attention or the push that it really deserves. >> now, a lot of people say that you know what's happening in health care right now is really changing a number of doctors' enthusiasm, willingness to be part of certainly medicare plans, be part of -- they feel that they are not getting paid the way they were. is there a downside there that some top doctors are no longer part of the system? >> well, our plan would actually pay physicians under medicare at 20 20122013 rates, get rid of some of the rates threatened under some of the proposals and freeze them at 20122013 rate and freeze them if physicians participated in high performance health systems or if they performed better than average in terms of quality and efficiency of care. so basically pay them fairly. stop the threats to reducing their fees, but then reward them when they perform well. >> how -- how are you going to police that, that they are performing well? i mean, i under
FOX Business
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm EST
to one of budgeting. jack lew, the budget chief in the clinton administration, in the obama administration in the white house is basically saying that's why they chose him, the mastery of the federal budget. >> jack knows that every number on a page, every dollar we budget, every decision we make has to be an expression of who we wish to be as a nation. our values. the values that say everybody gets a fair shot at opportunity. and says that we expect all of us to pull fill our or individual obligations. >> reporter: republicans say that the lack of willingnesses to address entitlement spending and saying signals that the president -- this is senator mike lee -- will continue to pursue the same failed policies of the previous four years, higher taxes, more spending and more debt. it virtually guarantees the president will not compromise on entitlement reform. also hearing similar sentimentses from other republican senators and also from the left. senator bernie sanders is an independent from vermont, though he caucuses with the republicans, saying we need a treasury secretary
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